Psychologist PhD - Hematology and Oncology

The Hospital for Sick Children

The Hospital for Sick Children

Toronto, ON, Canada · Toronto, ON, Canada · Ontario, Canada
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2023

We are currently looking for a Psychologist to join the department of Psychology to assess and diagnose cognitive, behavioural, and social-emotional problems associated with hematology and oncology conditions and their treatments. The Psychologist will work primarily with school-age children, adolescents, and families followed in the division of Hematology/Oncology.

Here’s What You’ll Get To Do

  • Design and carry out consultations and screening, targeted or comprehensive assessments in order to relate current cognitive, academic, and social-emotional functioning to a child’s medical and neurodevelopmental history and treatments.
  • Write reports with recommendations.
  • Provide feedback to families and clinic teams.
  • Provide consultation to school teams, rehabilitation providers, and other health and educational professionals.
  • Complement and extend the health care team's ability to meet the psychosocial needs of the child and family.
  • Work collaboratively as a member of the health care team.
  • Actively engage in clinical research being conducted, program development and quality initiatives.
  • Integrate research and practice.
  • Clinical triage and waitlist monitoring and management.
  • Supervise trainees.

Here’s What You’ll Need

  • A Ph.D. in Clinical or Neuropsychology from a CPA or APA accredited program or equivalent.
  • Post-doctoral training in Neuropsychology.
  • Registration/eligible for registration with the College of Psychologists of Ontario, with Neuropsychology with children/adolescents as a declared area of competency.
  • Training in the scientist/clinician model of care.
  • Excellent problem-solving, time management, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Proficiency in psychological assessment and diagnosis of children age 4-18, with developmental and medical conditions.
  • Proficiency with interviewing and educating families.
  • Evidence-based care and practice.
  • Initiative and passion to integrate research and clinical practice.

Here’s What You’ll Love:


  • This position is eligible for employee benefits coverage; including but not limited to, health, dental, insurance and pension. The full benefits offered will be discussed at the time of position offer.
  • A focus on employee wellness with our new Staff Health and Well-being Strategy. Self-care helps us support others.


  • A hospital that welcomes and focuses on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.
  • The opportunity to make an impact. Regardless of your role or professional interest, you will be making a difference at SickKids and contributing to our vision of Healthier Children. A Better World.

Employment Type

37.5 hour work week (1.0 FTE)

3 year contract with full benefits

On-Site Work Model